The Karnataka Public Service Commission to hold the written test for recently advertised SDA, FDA, recruitment. There are 1468 Group A (Technical), Group B (Technical/Non Technical), Group C (Technical) Posts vacant positions.
On the other hand, the commission has also announced the recruitment for Excise Sub Inspector, Excise Guard posts that will be filled up through the written test, physical test.
The schedule of the exams is also available but it is the tentative one. There may be some change in these dates if the commission doesn’t get enough time to make preparations to hold the test.
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But you must have the complete knowledge of KPSC Exam Pattern no matter when the exam will be held. The Group A, Group B, Group C, Excise Guard, ESI posts has been advertised by KPSC whose syllabus is shared by us in this article.
Post wise KPSC Syllabus 2017:
|Tentative KPSC Exam Dates|
|Name of the Post||Date of Exam|
|Excise Sub-Inspector (ESI)||30th April 2017|
|Excise Guard||7th May 2017|
|Group A B C||25th May 2017, onwards|
KPSC Group A B C Syllabus 2017 – Technical, Non-Tech Exam Scheme
|Objective Type||General Paper||200||1:30 min|
|Specific Paper||200||2 hrs|
KPSC Group A, Group B, Group C Selection Scheme:
- Written examination.
- Personal Interview.
- Documents Verification & Medical examination.
- Environment Science.
- General Knowledge.
- Social Studies.
- Time & Distance.
- Time & Work.
- Problems on Ages.
- Profit and Loss.
- Pipes & Cisterns.
- Data Interpretation
- Boats & Streams etc.
- Idioms & Phrases.
- Fill in the Blanks.
- One Word Substitutions.
- Error Correction.
- Sentence Rearrangement.
- Topics Relating to Current Events.
- General Sciences.
- Indian Society and its Dynamics.
- Social Sciences.
- Indian Constitution and Public Administration.
- History of India.
- Mental Ability
- Practical Knowledge.
- Social changes and Land Reforms in Karnataka after Independence
- Social and Cultural History of Karnataka.
- Rural Development, Panchayat Raj Institutions, and Rural Co-operatives.
- Karnataka’s Economy – its strength and weakness & present status.
- Environmental problems and the Development issues of Karnataka
- The role of Science and Technology for the efficient administration of Karnataka.
- Power Systems.
- Control systems.
- Electrical Circuits and Fields.
- Measurements, Instrumentation and Transducers.
- Electrical machines.
- Computer Control of Processes, Networks
- Industrial Instrumentation.
- Power Electronics and Drives.
- Analytical instrumentation.
- Digital Electronics.
- Digital Signal Processing.
- Communication Engineering.
- Strength Of Materials.
- Fluid Mechanics And Machines.
- Engineering Mechanics.
- Air Compressor.
- Heat Power.
- Manufacturing Process.
- Refrigerator and Air-Conditioning.
- Welding And Allied Processes.
- Machine Tools etc.
- Building Materials.
- Estimating, Costing, and Valuation.
- Transportation Engineering.
- Soil Mechanics.
- Concrete Technology.
- Irrigation Engineering.
- Environmental Engineering.
- Structural Engineering.
- Theory of structures.
- Steel Design.
KPSC Excise Guard, ESI Exam Syllabus, Paper Pattern
The selection process for ESI & Excise Guard posts are as follows:
- Physical Measurement Test.
- Physical Endurance Test.
- Written examination.
- Medical Exam & Documents Verification.
The very first step is Physical Measurement Test (PMT) in which candidate’s weight and height must be checked. Those who are eligible as per the mentioned standards will be taking part in PET.
The Physical Endurance Test (PET) consists the various events to check out the candidate’s physical fitness. There will be events such as 100 Meters race, high jump, long jump etc. in Karnataka Excise department physical test.
Written Test: Candidates who qualify the Physical test shall be called to participate in the written examination which follows the following pattern
Excise Sub Inspector (ESI) Exam Pattern : This written to have two parts. Part I to have Questions of 50 Marks & Part II to have Questions of a total 150 Marks. Only Objective type MCQ type Questions shall be asked in the paper.
|I||Essay Writing in English or Kannada||30||90 Minutes|
|Translation of Passage from English to Kannada and Vice Versa||20|
|II||General Studies (Objective Type)||150||90 Minutes|
KPSC Excise Guard Exam Pattern : Same as ESI Written Exam, the written test for Excise Guard posts is also divided in two Parts. Every part of Exam consists of questions for 200 marks. Each part carries the maximum allowed time of 02 Hours.
|Paper I. General English or Kannada||150||2 Hours|
|Paper II. General knowledge||150||2 Hours|
KPSC SDA, FDA, Assistants Exam Syllabus, Study Material 2017
Paper 1: Compulsory Kannada
understanding of the subject
|Usage of words||25|
|Brevity of the Subject||25|
|Knowledge of words||25|
|Translation from English to|
Paper 2: General English/General Kannada
|Spot the error||Total Marks: 100|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Synonyms and antonyms|
|Idioms & phrases|
|Active & passive voices|
Paper 3: General Knowledge
|History||Total Marks: 100|
Karnataka PSC FDA SDA Exam Pattern
|Name of paper||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper 1(Compulsory Kannada)||150||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Paper 2(General English/General Kannada)||100||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|General Knowledge||100||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
KPSC SDA, FDA Question Papers from the last year exams
We strongly advise the serious candidates to go through these previous year KPSC FDA, SDA papers to understand the exam structure and to maintain the timing/write up speed.
|First Division Assistants (FDA)||Second Division Assistant (SDA)|